Tag Archive for dioramas

Photographing miniature cars rather than real cars (23 pics)

Instead of photographing expensive cars in exotic locations, the Indian photographer  Vatsal Kataria enjoys staging miniature cars in home made dioramas, creating beautiful compositions for a small price! To even further reduce the costs and improve his techniques, Vatsal Kataria creates his sets using only everyday objects and products.

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Photographing miniature cars rather than real cars (23 pics)

Ordinary Behavior: Cardboard Electronics Containing Absurd Miniature Dioramas (4 pics)

Artist and illustrator Kevin LCK works almost exclusively in black and white, so it comes as no surprise that as he’s ventured into sculptural objects the aesthetic has remained the same, while the dimensions clearly haven’t. In his new series Ordinary Behavior the artist builds dioramas into everyday electronic objects made from cardboard such as a computer, camera, and iPhone. The artist says his intention is to highlight the sometimes unhealthy relationship people have with technology and explains his thoughts in his artist statement: ‘Ordinary Behavior’ is a project about the unhealthy relationship between human and technology in an everyday context.)

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Ordinary Behavior: Cardboard Electronics Containing Absurd Miniature Dioramas (4 pics)

Photographers Create Meticulously Faithful Dioramas of Iconic Photos (12 pics)

Making of “The Wright Brothers” (by John Thomas Daniels, 1903) “The Wright Brothers” (by John Thomas Daniels, 1903) It all started with a joke—a rather ironic challenge, if you will, to recreate the world’s most expensive photograph: Andreas Gursky’s Rhein II . Because for commercial photographers Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger , that meant tolling away in their spare time when money wasn’t coming in to recreate a photograph that had just sold for $4.3 million. This was the beginning of Ikonen , an ambitious project to meticulously recreate iconic historical scenes in miniature.)

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Photographers Create Meticulously Faithful Dioramas of Iconic Photos (12 pics)

A Short Film Detailing the Miniature Replication of Nix + Gerber’s Post-Apocalyptic Studio (10 pics)

“Library” (2007), all images via The Drawing Room Since 2005, artist Lori Nix and partner Kathleen Gerber have been producing dioramas that depict post-apocalyptic environments, everyday scenes that give the audience a glimpse of their world once nature has been left to take over. Nearly everything within the scenes is fabricated by the two under the name  Nix+Gerber , with each scene taking approximately seven months from start to the final photograph. This means that the two take approximately two photographs a year, spending the bulk of their practice on miniature reproduction.)

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A Short Film Detailing the Miniature Replication of Nix + Gerber’s Post-Apocalyptic Studio (10 pics)